Lone Tree is growing according to the Comprehensive Plan. At full build out, the City is expected to have a population of between 30,000 and 40,000 residents. In addition to being located at the intersection of two major highways (I-25 and C/E-470), the transportation needs of current and future residents are also met by the RTD light rail F line and Lone Tree Link. The Planning Division carefully guides growth and development within the City, consistent with the Comprehensive Plan. Planning staff work with members of the public and private sectors to ensure that the community develops in accordance with applicable City guidelines and regulations. Staff also works closely with the Planning Commission and City Council, making informed recommendations about development proposals, regulatory updates, and special projects.
The Planning Division is committed to serving the Lone Tree with the highest level of professionalism and customer service, focusing on the following goals:
Community Safety: Ensure the safest buildings, site plans, and physical environment possible in accordance with applicable codes and plans.
Customer Service: Engage and inform the community. Put customers first through responsive, friendly, knowledgeable, customer-centered service rooted in teamwork.
Community Planning: Position Lone Tree for a bright future through comprehensive, long-range planning and expedient review of development projects.
Community Appearance: Preserve and enhance the appearance of the City as a distinctive, high-quality community where people want to be.
Operations: Contribute to the culture and mission of the Lone Tree organization through continuous advancement of resources, systems, procedures, and tools.